When you tell your "non-trading friends" about your job, they typically say: 1. "You'll lose all your money" 2. "I baghold this stock that has amazing dividends" to act like they know what they are doing. However this is why high div stocks are overrated
Here is a dirty little secret: Stock-picking is wildly overrated. Sure, it makes for great cocktail party chatter, and what is more fun than delving into a company's new products? But the truth is that individual stocks are riskier than broad indices
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▶ Indian Stocks Surge as Investors Bet Central-Bank Independence Is Overrated: India lost its top central banker this week. That has fed a stock-market rally, despite fears about the independence of monetary policy. WSJ